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An introvert with social skills reaches out to the world with gentle curiosity. 

Dam Kind Conversations Ben Culpin

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An introvert with social skills reaches out to the world with gentle curiosity. 

    Season One Wrapped: Dam Kind Conversations

    Season One Wrapped: Dam Kind Conversations

    Reflecting on launching Dam Kind Conversations last year, I've wrapped up Season One, embracing both the challenges and joys of creative growth. Excited for what's next, stay tuned for a special interview and more updates on this journey.
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    • 6 min
    Bonnie Wan: The Life Brief — Embracing Penetrating Questions and Naked Honesty, Owning Women’s Imperfection in the Workplace, and Re-igniting Mad Deep Love

    Bonnie Wan: The Life Brief — Embracing Penetrating Questions and Naked Honesty, Owning Women’s Imperfection in the Workplace, and Re-igniting Mad Deep Love

    Welcome to today's episode of Dam Kind Conversations, where we get to know better Bonnie Wan, a respected figure in brand strategy and a mentor for personal growth. Bonnie is the Head of Brand Strategy at Goodby Silverstein & Partners, and recent author of 'The Life Brief' - an approach to applying skills of a brand strategist to the messiness of one’s own life.
    Bonnie is recognized as an AdAge 2023 Leading Woman and Chief Strategy Officer of the Year in 2022, she has significantly contributed to the world of brand creativity and effectiveness. Beyond her professional achievements, Bonnie is a dedicated mentor, actively involved in AdAge’s Diversity Council and The List, nurturing emerging talents. Her work in translating strategic thinking to personal development has earned her an audience at the likes of Google, Apple, and SXSW. Her awards and recognitions are significant, too many to mention all here at once - and so I will link to them in the show notes.
    Join me as we delve into Bonnie's journey, her contributions to both the professional sphere and personal development, and her approach to living a life filled with clarity and creativity.

    We enjoy a wide ranging conversation with topics that include:
    [08:22] Penetrating Questions[16:23] Retaking your passion[19:50] Vulnerability and women in the workplace[27:46] Having a lead parent[32:46] Looking at ones own time[34:21] Tools for trials and tribulations[43:00] Kindness and CreativityShow Notes:
    www.thelifebrief.comwww.linkedin.com/in/bonniewanwww.instagram.com/bonniewanofficial If you like the episode you can subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or YouTube.


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    • 50 min
    Olympe Bille: Understanding Women’s Health and Suffering — Breaking Free From Negative Spells, Letting Go of What Doesn't Serve You, and Embracing Life Transitions

    Olympe Bille: Understanding Women’s Health and Suffering — Breaking Free From Negative Spells, Letting Go of What Doesn't Serve You, and Embracing Life Transitions

    We enjoy a soul-nourishing conversation with Olympe spanning many meaningful topics:
    [08:18] Trust in the universe and the process[09:40] Negative spells[14:14] Letting go of what doesn’t serve you - party culture[20:14] The impact of pregnancy - Diastatsis Recti[40:35] Olympe’s journey finding peace after years of intense pressure to have children[50:00] Men’s responsibility in this - the importance of men educating themselves on and listening openly to women's experiences[55:56] Transition to singing and songwriting - living according to your own truth and intuition rather than seeking others' validationOlympe's Bio:
    Olympe is a French spirited soul. Beyond her journey into personal training and relocating to Amsterdam at 29, she is a loving, hyper-sensitive motivator and connector.
    She thrives on hyping up people, finding her energy in witnessing the transformative power of self-discovery. Whether guiding others in well-being or through her music, Olympe's passion lies in empowering individuals to choose paths that enhance their quality of life.
    Embracing authenticity and fostering connections are the driving forces behind Olympe's uplifting journey. Rooted in values such as Diversity, Inclusion, Love, Passion, and Playfulness, her vibrant personality shapes a path of positivity and genuine human connection.

    Olympe’s Socials:
    Linktree: https://linktr.ee/Olympe_Wellbeing.Coach
    Personal Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/olympe_wellbeing_coach/
    Band Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mimo_the_band


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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Neil Schambra Stevens: Actionable Kindness and Its Enemies — Grounding Prompts, Words That Matter, and Unveiling Burnout

    Neil Schambra Stevens: Actionable Kindness and Its Enemies — Grounding Prompts, Words That Matter, and Unveiling Burnout

    Today's podcast episode traverses a range of compelling themes, beginning with a simple yet impactful tool that could alter your process for grounding yourself. We'll explore the essence of genuine connection to oneself and others, tackle the delicate balance of kindness vs niceness, and finally, delve into the challenging yet instructive nature of losing and regaining your passion.


    Join me for a journey through these thought-provoking topics.


    [05:03] The Pebble[09:09] The Cup[16:23] Neil’s Mother and the importance of words[27:45] “Actionable Kindness”[35:06] The enemy of kindness[42:25] Niceness vs. Kindess[57:25] Burnout is the acceptable word for depressionShow Notes:

    Neil Schambra Stevens is the founder of Mercury Jam Coaching, where he champions well-being and productivity through human values like kindness and resilience. With nearly 30 years in C-suite brand marketing for giants like Polaroid and Heineken, Neil now empowers creatives and rising talents to be acknowledged and appreciated. A frequent voice in media and events, and a contributor to the bestseller 'Living Kindly,' he's an advocate for 'Actionable Kindness'™, operating from his houseboat in Amsterdam.


    Neil’s Book “A Bad Hand Played Well”Neil’s Website: https://www.mercuryjam.com/If you like the episode you can subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or YouTube.


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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Katherine Brooks: Coaching for Men — Avoiding 'Nice Guy' Syndrome, Connecting to Your Body Yes or No Through Tantra, and Fostering Community and Friendship You Can Trust

    Katherine Brooks: Coaching for Men — Avoiding 'Nice Guy' Syndrome, Connecting to Your Body Yes or No Through Tantra, and Fostering Community and Friendship You Can Trust

    Today we have a gentle conversation with Katherine Brooks, who provides life-changing coaching for men - with a particular emphasis on supporting “Nice guys”.
    We enjoy a wide ranging conversation with topics that include:
    [05:50] Katherine introduces herself[15:52] Nice guys and nice guy syndrome[00:00] Katherine’s “Work”: impatience[41:50] Definition of healing and how it might be a triggering term[53:59] Boundaries and empathy[01:03:38] Connecting to your body yes or no through Tantra[01:09:41] Letting go and coping mechanism[01:18:21] Empowered moves[01:22:24] Fostering community and friendship you can trustShow Notes:
    Katherine’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kathbrooks/Katherine’s Website: https://www.kathbrooks.com/If you like the episode you can subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or YouTube.


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    • 1 hr 30 min
    Heather LeFevre: Becoming a Health Wellbeing Strategist and Living Robustly

    Heather LeFevre: Becoming a Health Wellbeing Strategist and Living Robustly

    Today we have a gentle conversation with Heather LeFevre, a Strategist (and my first boss), who is well on the road to becoming a holistic wellbeing and health practitioner.

    We enjoy a wide ranging conversation with topics that include: 
    [05:45] Understanding Neurodiversity[10:03:] The Aligned Way[16:35] Evolutionary Projects[18:14] Special Interests[20:41] CranioSacral Therapy[31:36:] Innervated Tissues[36:16] "Hot Dogs and Hamburgers"[42:54:] Healing and Personal Growth[46:01:] Integration[53:46] Retaking Passion[56:48] Attitudes Towards Love[59:05] Public Vulnerability[01:00:48] Why We Hide[01:03:22] Moving Through it[01:10:50] TrustShow Notes:
    Heather's newsletter Project 100 Heather's book: Brain Surfing: The Top Marketing Strategy Minds in the WorldIf you like the episode you can subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or YouTube.


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    • 1 hr 12 min

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